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Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
half of the 20th century, sudden, inc. lyndon johnson's life, watching hip exercise power is a way to see what a president can really do. >> chris: robert carroll spent almost half his life telling the story of lbj but he says he's not a biographer, he's a student of power, how you get it and what you do with it. and, johnson, he says, was a genius at both. >> chris: how long did you think it was going to take? >> i... ten years. >> chris: and now, we're, what 36 years into this. >> something like that. >> chris: the breadth and depth of the work is stunning, since 1976 he has written four books, 3400 pages, winning almost every award there is starting with the pulitzer and he's not yet to johnson and vietnam. why has it taken so long? when we he look at how johnson was first elected to the senate in 1948, by 87 votes, he ended up writing a book about it. >> nobody has ever looked at a stolen election from beginning to end. and say, this is where the stolen election is... >> chris: and the latest, "passage of power" tells how johnson succeeded john kennedy and saved his agenda. >>
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Sep 30, 2012 11:00am PDT
political power works in america in the last half of the 20th century study lyndon johnson's life. it is a way to see what a president can really do. >> chris: robert carol spent almost half his life telling the story of lbj. he says he is a not a biographer. he is a student of power, how you get it and what you do with it and johnson he says was a genius at both. >> chris: how long did you think it was going to take you? >> i thought about ten years. >> chris: and now we are, what, 36 years into this? >> something like that. >> chris: the breadth and depth of the work is stunning. since 1976, caro has written four books, 3400 pages, winning almost every award there is starting with the pulitzer and not yet to johnson and vietnam. why has it taken so long? when caro looked at how johnson was first elec elected so the e in 1948 by 40 votes he wrote a book about it. >> nobody has ever looked and said this is what a stolen election it. >> chris: and the late evangelicals tells how johnson succeeded john kennedy and saved his agenda. >> he takes legislation that wasn't going to pass c
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
much you can do. host: thanks for calling. this on twitter -- on facebook -- gary johnson will be on this program to take your calls in about an hour, 8:30 eastern time. the last call from texas reminds us of the interview with ross belprospero. -- with ross perot. richard spoke with him down in plano, texas. the headline, the u.s. is headed for disaster. the full interview with richard wolfe of "usa today" talking with perot, 9:00 p.m. eastern time. [video clip] >> do you think if we had had a administration from 1993 it through 2001, that things would be different today in terms of our fiscal picture? >> i would make every effort. i would have had to deal with the two parties. i would've gone directly to the american people for their full support. once you actually have that, you probably can get them to agree to anything, including a bad idea, which i would not have done. someone asked someone if he still stood for anything, and he said, "young man, i stand for reelection." host: that was an interview with ross perot. and here's the front page written by richard of to d
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
of american history until lyndon johnson got it passed, the johnson amendment, with only a voice vote. no discussion through the u.s. senate 58 years ago. it's never been taken to court in 58 years. there's 2,200 attorneys who are prepared to defend this probono. we're just trying to reclaim what we believe is our constitutional right based upon the first amendment. >> are you worried at all? i mean, if the law isn't being enforced by the irs? >> i'm not worried. the law being enforced by the irs. there's two issues on this. one is a legal issue. my attorney friends see it primarily from that light, and i understand that. as a pastor, i see it as a standpoint of the spiritual renewal in america. pastors have backed away from biblical application. if i people on biblical application to permanent life, nobody seems to have a problem with that. if i speak on an application of family life or church life, that's fine, but if i speak on what the scripture has to say about application to national life or community life, then all of a sudden congregants say all over america that, oh, pastor,
Oct 7, 2012 11:30am PDT
to challenge the johnson amendment, which they say is unconstitutional. it states, religious organizations cannot participate in or interfere in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate. >>> all right, it's one of the biggest challengers for the busy traveler staying fit while you are on the road. our richard klaas has a plan that will have you doing push-ups in your pjs. >> adrian has been training me for four years. he knows my travel lifestyle well. so he's put together a routine of exercises suited to a hotel room of any size. when you wake up, in your pjs, all in 10 minutes. >> you're going to sit all day in a meeting, and you've probably been on the plane for four hours up to 16 hours depending how far you've flown and your body is just stuck. it just wants to move, so move. >> so the workout. six simple steps. >> first let's do a squat. the thing about the squats is you'll be in a sitting position all day. the squats is not actually to load your body up, it's to make you move. push-ups, so you're not loading on your shoulders. the third one, backward lungs. the fourth one,
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
airport. storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson is here with a threat for school delays. >> good evening, everyone. someone just tweeted me and said it's like a horror movie outside. tomorrow morning's commute could be just that. horrible. we've got some airport delays. around reagan international, baltimore washington international, the delay over an hour now. tomorrow morning, likely to be more delays. so for the airports and on area roads, it's going to be a slow go. visibility down to a third and a half mile. for school systems, there could be one or two counties with school delays. after that, our odd weather continues. i'll tell you why coming up. >> all of that fog today kept up a tough day of travel for joe biden. air force ii had delays on the way back to washington this evening. low visibility at andrews air force base prompted the plane to divert to dulles, instead. >> everyone on board the flight was just fine. >> there's new evidence after a fiery crash in chevy chase last spring. police say a stolen car slammed into a tree killing three teenagers. >> tomorrow, the s
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am PDT
. >> reporter: it was real until last week, miss johnson was doing about three years in prison on a drug conviction, then she was suddenly set free. >> what is it like to be out of prison? >> freedom. yeah. i can breathe. >> reporter: free because of the bizarre alleged actions of this woman, former massachusetts chemist annie dookan. she's accused of tampering with drug evidence that can call into question 34,000 cases going back to 2003. 34,000. at the moment she faces only three charges. however in boston alone the d.a. estimates as many as 500 convicted felons could be set free. >> how big of a mess is this? >> at this point, susan, we don't know. >> reporter: at this lab now closed by the state, dokan allegedly mishandled drugs seized by police for evidence at trial. she estimated the amount of drugs at times by simply looking at them and certified some drugs as cocaine that are now testing negative. she didn't just write down the wrong thing. prosecutors accuseer of doctoring evidence to change test results. >> she would take known cocaine from an area that she knew was cocaine and
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and politics can mix. yesterday, woody johnson the owner of the jets and former quarterback of the denver broncos john elway both came out backing mitt romney. so bob, that could be a game-changer. >> eric: you know what that is? there is nothing more american than football. >> greg: are you saying obama is not an american? are you saying he is not an american? >> eric: romney -- >> dana: basketball did start in china, right? kidding. >> bob: basketball? >> dana: bob, can you save us. save our segment. >> bob: one of the great events happened last night. that is that the washington nationals, team not that m years ago lost 100 games, won their division. now a top team in baseball. by percentage of win and losses and will go on to win the world series. congratulations. >> dana: that is a prediction. like woody johnson and john elway. >> bob: but i'll be right. >> dana: the giants will cream the -- >> greg: the giants will cream the nationals. i'm doing my horoscope. they said, "one minute hard" in my ear. forget it. no one more thing from me. forget it. >> dana: horoscope means that your m
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
the technology in the hands of women themselves. health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >>> it's estimated 3,000 women around the world are infected with h.i.v. every day. a imagine of those cases are in sub sahara, africa. but now this team in menlo park are developing a gel they believe will cut those numbers dramatically. >> it's a two-part gel. when applied to the site, it will stick for such a long time, at the same time it is two drugs, one effective against hiv and the other effective. >> it is to protect women during intercourse from hiv and hsv, a form of genital herpes also rampant in africa. it would be an alternative in male-dominated cultures that sometimes discourage the use of condoms. >> therefore you want to empower the women to take charge of their own health. >> the project recently received a boost from the national institute of health. in july it awarded them a half million dollars grant to fund the research for two years. >> they believe the combination therapy could be particularly effective because hsv-2 infections leave women more vulnerable to contract
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> to take away your tax exempt status. tell us why. >> the johnson amendment took away freedom of speech, freedom of religion. our belief is that there should be a separation of church and state that you eluded to. there should be no government intrusion into the pulpit at all. in 194 54, that changed, taking away 166 years of pulpit freedom. we've been trying to restore that and see the johnson amendment taken to court and be unconstitutional based on the first amendment. in hopes of seeing a court case so that the johnson amendment can officially be thrown out and pastors can, once again, have their first amendment rights back. >> will you endorse a candidate during your sermon this sunday? >> i plan on doing exactly that. what we're saying is that's the freedom of the pastor. fes taes up to them. that's a receipt that we v we're simply saying we're trying to reclaim what was lost. 501-c, only one category has a speech restriction put on it, 501-c-3, which happens to be churches. lyndol banes johnson his aide would acknowledge that they never had churches in mind. they were aimed at tw
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
johnson. >> john: what could he possibly want more than a name that doesn't sound doubly phallic. >> he told bloom beg news it was more important to him that mitt romney win the presidential election than the jets have a winning season. the team went 8-8 last year and is 2-2 so far. >> john: i come from new york. the jets aren't going to have a winning season and mitt romney isn't going to be president. let me ask you a question, dan when you're reading the headlines, is it distracting to read a name like woody johnson? >> a little. >> john: you kept your composure. i can think of peter o'toole and woody johnson doubly phallic game. >> go by richard johnson. >> john: if you're a celebrity or a rock singer, you need to shut up about your political opinions but if you're in the nfl, by all means talk about who you want for president. >> maybe mitt romney wasn't bluffing when he said of some his best friends own nfl teams. >> john: he said nascar teams i thought. >> no, he said it about both. >> john: he'll probabl
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Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. >> this is a challenge to the 1954 johnson amendment preventing nonprofit charities and churches from endorsing or supporting political candidates and was added to the tax code by senator johnson at the time. some say it was way to silence the critics of his policy. an attorney which is organizing the movement says the law is unconstitutional. >> the i.r.s. has no business making a theological determination that certain top ins are off limits if you are having church on the weekend. >> organizations like americans united for a separation of church and state say the johnson amendment must be upheld to provide the divide between faith and politics. >> what is at stake is the integrity of churches. they are not political action committees. people do not go to church if the purpose of hearing who to vote for. they go there for spiritual solace. they good for personal instruction to learn about their holy scriptures not to be told who is the best president. >>heather: this is the 5th year for public freedom sunday, and the number has thrown threefold from last year, with the goal to get congress to
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
%. what do you think about the fact that gary johnson, a libertarian candidate, is probably going to be on all 50 ballots, and the conventional wisdom is he is going to draw from mitt romney and it makes a difference in colorado and it makes a difference in virginia. it will make a difference in north carolina. does that worry you? >> no, it doesn't worry me. >> they're not going to throw their vote away when we have an election here that's about the future of america. i don't see that happening, candy. this is a widely debated thing in 1980 with john anderson, gary johnson. >> sure, but ross perot made a difference. >> sure. >> they think that perot widely lost. >> we don't have a third party candidate anywhere near the name recognition or the popularity of ross perot or john anderson. i just don't see that happening. in fact, i see that it's almost a nonfactor, so i'm not worried about it. >> let me ask you about the new economic figures that came out. unemployment dipped below 8%. something i'm sure republicans celebrate as well. does it not undercut what has been the central t
Oct 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of the finishers. brad is the points leader by 14 over jimmie johnson. that will do it for sports wrap. more at 10:00 p.m. see you then. >> thank you. >> our coverage continues tonight at the 10:00 p.m. news. we will be live at at&t pebble beach national at&t park -- live at at&t park. >> thank you so much for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks and we are always here for you online on and mobile ktvu. we will see you back here tonight at 10:00 p.m.
Oct 7, 2012 3:00pm PDT
with the johnson space center has moved forward. we have three companies under agreement here with the capability contract. boeing, sierra nevada and space x with the falcon 9 dragon rider. we are moving forward to help enable commercial operations for crew to the international space station. >> so that's the next step in what is a promising future, at least right now. don, they are going to be carrying up the supplies, as i mentioned. they have a lot of food stuff and experiments. i know you know what this experiment is all about, but let me just read one of these. the role of microtube yal and gravity investments in plant investigation. >> i don't know. can you explain to us what that means? gradual continuing -- let's speak in layman's terms now. now that commercial companies are flying cargo, what is the status of nasa's manned space program? >> well, what you're going to see now is now that they are doing this and once they are able to by 2016, these commercial companies, to take astronauts to the space station, nasa is working on the new big rocket that will ultimately use the orion spacecr
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. and now they i trying to cover tup. here with the reaction, joe trippi and peter johnson jr. the diary said it all, there is no way he thought his life was jeopardy. now we are findouth that in fact, he requested security. what other emails exist? >> this is the shame of america right now. this is the shame of the mideast. there are 13 attacks in six months. 35 security officers were pulled out. there was an ied planted at the consulate if benghazi. they tried to kill the british ambassador. there was no marine there is. they had no security. it was posted on the internet where he was running, every day. and so now, we have this absolute embarrassment and tragedy that the state department and the president have walked away from. we don't know what happened to our ambassador and thee other great americans who were killed. we do know that they want aid plane in order to get the heck out of there if this happen audio. >> sean: it was denied. >> it was denied. the cables are proving even more-- >>> we don't won't see the cables until after the election. >> we will see them after the electi
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Oct 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
: in your brain. >> peter johnson, jr. in for dave briggs. >> nice to see you. >> alisyn: did you stay up and watch the debate? . no, i watched clips. >> on your twitter feed. thousands were trying to get in and the servers were down and so many people were trying to log in and the servers were down. >> didn't have to pay-- >> the twitter feed. >> alisyn: and meanwhile, we are in the final stretch, it has been a long two years, bracing up to this exact moment. 30 days. >> can you believe that? >> no, i can't, until the election, and by the way, mitt romney sees a post debate bump in the polls and it's significant, prior to the debate. and mitt romney in a national poll was two points behind and now he's two points up. and s-49-47. >> rasmussen in 2008 had the most accurate polls from 2008. we're going to ask scott about it on the show later. we asked him the last time we had new polls about the national polls. you can look at swing state polls and get a really nugget of information, national, sort of a not maybe as interesting. when you look at florida right now where the candidates, wher
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm EDT
changes on the way. >> let's go to meteorologist veronica johnson for your first forecast. how about it, v.j.? >> dramatic change is not the sunshine we're seeing, but it certainly is nice to see, right? after having more clouds than over the last couple of days. nice sunshine right now, as finally this weather front has moved on through here and east of us. let me take you back to this morning at 10:00. we had a few light showers across the area. here we sit at shortly after 4:00. there you can see the line of clouds, still hanging on to arundel county and areas of stafford county. mostly clear behind it. temperatures are still hanging on in the upper 70s most locations. 75 in bethesda and ashton. oakton coming in at 79 degrees. your good night forecast, decreasing clouds, clearing out and temperatures will drop to the mid and upper 60s by 11:00 p.m. what is that dramatic change we're going to see? i'll tell you about it coming up. >> veronica, thank you. >>> to the presidential race and some saying it was a big shot in the arm for the romney campaign. the first debate is history. there a
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
, johnson dumped into a dinghy and made his way to a sailboat anchored in the potomac. police have not said what led to the shooting. >>> 14 after the hour. president obama appears to be winning where it matters most a little more than five weeks before election day now. he leads mitt romney by two percentage points among likely voters nationwide. that's according to the latest "washington post"/abc news poll. the president leads his republican rival by 11 points among likely voters in swing states, that includes virginia, ohio, and florida. the president taking a break from campaigning to prepare for the first presidential debate. that will happen on wednesday in denver. mitt romney headed to denver today. the republican presidential nominee will hold a rally there this evening as he prepares for wednesday's debate. >>> vp candidate paul ryan will prepare for his debate in virginia. the republican vp candidate will hold a debate. vice president joe biden is using chris van holland to stand in for ryan. the debate is scheduled on october the 8th in kentucky. >>> the supreme court justices w
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in thinking that if i do vote i'll be voting for gary johnson. i found out more libertarian independ i'll switching from republican to independent. >> host: larrys and i said i degree with you katherine mangu-ward even far third party candidate it's the best chance i have to influence the future position. weigh in on the larry's position and the caller. >> guest: it sounds like the caller is on board with my and jason's clean hand principle when whole process looks dirtedty to you. that's a good reason not vote. actually exactly on the point and on the other person's point, gary johnson who is a libertarian candidate in this cycle was running ads or running on the slogan throe away the vote. vote for me. i can't remember the exact phrasing. he was saying there are a lot of people who believe the votes don't count or the two major party representatives are not speaking for them. and the third spart a great way to kind of voice that dissent. again, i think they have the advantage. they know their vote is not going influence the outcome of the election. they understand that mas a little b
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Oct 3, 2012 3:00am PDT
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Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm EDT
the money and the johnson not fall but we got that. we found from our research, when you talk about it in that terms, here is what the president sold to the american people on the economy. not only did not create the jobs, it created a lot of debt. spent a lot of money, not a lot of results. that is our messaging. we tried to hold elected officials to their record and also for the promises they have made. that is why a lot of politicians do not like super pacs. >> one of the things that we talk about in this class is targeting. living here, between the york and philadelphia, you will not see many of these. potentially, pennsylvania has been a target state. right now, neither side is concentrating too hard. it is important to remember, there is a lot of money concentrated to a small number of states, and ultimately, a small number of people in those states. that is a port for everyone to remember. the important point of campaign finances and the unintended consequences, students in the class now that is one of my pet peeves. unintended consequences of well- intentioned legislation. w
Oct 4, 2012 8:00pm EDT
the world. >> steven johnson is our guest sunday taking calls, e-mails and tweets on "in depth." looking at science history, cyber world, popular culture and computer networking in politics. live at noon eastern on book tv on c-span2. >> next a symposium on partisan politics and compromise. this hour and a half event is hosted by the university of southern california schwarzenegger's institute for state and global policy. panelists include senator john mccain and former senator tom daschle. >> we all breathe the same air. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the chairman of the institute and the inaugural holder of the governor downey chair professor of state and global policy at u.s.e., governor arnold schwarzenegger. [applause] >> thank you. thank you. thank you very much. thank you very much for the fantastic introduction. that's exactly the way i wrote it. [laughter] also thank you very much for your great partnership. one thing i wanted to correct what you said today is i did not win miss universe. different bikinis, waxing, all of those things i did not win that competition. it's m
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
got through the 1957 and 1960 civil rights act over the ferocious maneuvering of lyndon b. johnson. but at that point, with thurgood marshall's victories in the supreme court and the republicans pushing through civil rights with dwight eisenhower sending federal troops to enforce marshall's victories down in little rock, with bill clinton's friend, orvil favis in the schoolhouse door, the democrats out of political calculation had to pretend to care about civil rights. the first civil rights legislation ever pushed by a democrat was in 1964 act yet and still far more republicans voted for it in the house and the senate. in both houses it was about 80% republican, 60% democrat. the republicans who opposed it opposed it for constitutional grounds. they had voted for every other civil rights bill. not so the democrats and they were not conservative democrats. they were liberal democrats. j. william fullbright, bill clinton's mentor, big supporter of the u.n., albert gore sr. gore's father. and all of these characters by the way were ferocious opponents of joe mccarthy. and the longest
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Oct 4, 2012 3:00am PDT
win the debate? peter johnson, jr. says a secret weapon rarely used by politicians. he is coming up next. >> gretchen: then did the candidates git er done? larry what, are you doing? oh, man! he's here. i hope he washes his hands before he comes out. i'm not going to shake that hand, larry. welcome aboard! [ chuckles ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ honk! ] ♪ [ male announcer ] now you'll know when to stop. honk! ] the all-new nissan altima with easy fill tire alert. [ honk! ] it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ >> announcer: meet jill. she thought she'd feel better after seeing her doctor. and she might have, if not for kari, the identity thief who stole jill's social security number to open credit cards, destroying jill's credit and her dream of retirement. now meet amanda. with a swipe of her debit card, she bought some gas... and an all-expense-paid trip to hawaii for ben. ben is the intity thief who used a device called a skimmer to steal her formation from her card to open a fraudulent account. every year millions of americans just l
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